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AAKW - Western Borneo & Mt Kinabalu Experience

Leave it to the fascinating island of Borneo to show you an 11-day adventure through some of the most beautiful naturescapes anywhere in the world. Experience the sunrise from the highest peak on the island, Mt Kinabalu, home to over 100 mammals and more than 300 kinds of birds. Descend into the picturesque caves of Gunung Mulu National Park. Picnic in the rainforest. Travel by boat. Trek to a mud volcano. Borneo and its experiences are just waiting to get you dirty (and clean again).


Mt Kinabalu hike (2 days)
Deer and Lang caves visit
Bat exodus observation
Wind and Clearwater caves exploration
Rainforest picnic
Headhunter Trail trek (2 days)
Mud volcano visit and trek (Pulau Tiga)
Internal flight
All transport between destinations and to/from included activities
Tour Provider G Adventures
Number of Days
Price From
AUD $2,447
Start Location
Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
End Location
Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
Age Range
Min :12
Group Size
1 to 16
Tour Style
Tour Themes
Small Group
Physical Rating
Moderate to Challenging
Tour departure dates
01 Sep 201811 Sep 20182AUD $2,447
22 Sep 201802 Oct 2018Fully BookedAUD $2,447 
13 Oct 201823 Oct 20181AUD $2,447
03 Nov 201813 Nov 20182AUD $2,749
01 Dec 201811 Dec 201813AUD $2,749
25 Dec 201804 Jan 20195AUD $2,749
26 Jan 201905 Feb 20191AUD $2,749
02 Feb 201912 Feb 2019Fully BookedAUD $2,447 
23 Feb 201905 Mar 201915AUD $2,749
16 Mar 201926 Mar 201912AUD $2,749
06 Apr 201916 Apr 201910AUD $2,879
27 Apr 201907 May 201911AUD $2,879
08 May 201918 May 201913AUD $2,879
11 May 201921 May 2019Fully BookedAUD $2,447 
25 May 201904 Jun 201915AUD $2,879
05 Jun 201915 Jun 201915AUD $2,999
08 Jun 201918 Jun 2019Fully BookedAUD $2,447 
22 Jun 201902 Jul 201915AUD $2,999
03 Jul 201913 Jul 201915AUD $2,999
06 Jul 201916 Jul 2019Fully BookedAUD $2,447 
20 Jul 201930 Jul 201915AUD $2,999
31 Jul 201910 Aug 201915AUD $2,999
03 Aug 201913 Aug 2019Fully BookedAUD $2,447 
17 Aug 201927 Aug 201912AUD $2,999
28 Aug 201907 Sep 201915AUD $2,999
31 Aug 201910 Sep 2019Fully BookedAUD $2,447 
14 Sep 201924 Sep 201915AUD $2,879
25 Sep 201905 Oct 201915AUD $2,879
28 Sep 201908 Oct 2019Fully BookedAUD $2,447 
19 Oct 201929 Oct 201915AUD $2,879
09 Nov 201919 Nov 201914AUD $2,749
30 Nov 201910 Dec 201915AUD $2,749
21 Dec 201931 Dec 201915AUD $2,749
Day 1 - Kota Kinabalu
Arrive at any time.
Day 2 - Kota Kinabalu/Mount Kinabalu
Travel to Mt Kinabalu. Opt to hike the nature trails, or enjoy an excursion to Poring hot springs and a canopy walk with some free time.
Day 3 - Mount Kinabalu
Head off to conquer Mt Kinabalu. During the first day's climb to Laban Rata, enjoy a packed lunch on the way. The hike can take from 5-7 hrs. Indulge in a buffet-style dinner then rest up for an early start to summit the mountain in the morning.
Day 4 - Mount Kinabalu/Kota Kinabalu
Summit Mt Kinabalu (3-5hrs) and arrive in time for sunrise. Return to Laban Rata for a rest and to the park headquarters for lunch. Transfer back to Kota Kinabalu.
Day 5 - Kota Kinabalu/Gunung Mulu National Park
Fly to Mulu via Miri and transfer to the lodge. Head into the park for a walk through the forest and explore Deer Cave. In the evening go on a walk in search of bats hunting for insects.
Day 6 - Gunung Mulu National Park
Depart the lodge, board a longboat and travel along the Melinau River to the Wind and Clearwater caves. Explore the caves, take a dip in the crystal clear waters, and enjoy a picnic lunch in the rainforest. Continue by longboat to Kuala Litut and start the trek through dense jungle to Camp 5, our stop for the night.
Day 7 - Headhunters Trail/Limbang
Set out on the Headhunters Trail, an 11 kilometre trail through Borneo's dense jungle. Trek past streams and caves, all while hearing the sounds of the thousands of species that call this jungle home. Learn about the rich history of the warring parties that created this trail before arriving at Kuala Terikan where you will board a boat down the river to Limbang.
Day 8 - Limbang/Pulau Tiga
Start off early for a busy day of travel by ferry, boat, and private vehicle to the tropical island of Pulau Tiga. After arriving on the island head out on a trek to a mud volcano and learn more about the region.
Day 9 - Pulau Tiga
Enjoy a free day on this tropical paradise. Opt to go snorkelling, kayaking, or visit Snake Island.
Day 10 - Pulau Tiga/Kota Kinabalu
After breakfast, depart for Kuala Penyu by boat where you will transfer to a private vehicle and continue to Kota Kinabalu.
Day 11 - Kota Kinabalu
Depart at any time.